Key topics:   Boao Forum for Asia 2015 China Keywords • Xi Jinping • Li Keqiang • Hengqin Area of Zhuhai

Xi eyes China-Australia FTA this year

China is looking forward to a China-Australia free trade agreement being signed this year, President Xi Jinping said when meeting with Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove on Monday.
China trade accounts for 5.5% of Australia GDP 
In-pictures: Xi welcomes Australian governor-general

All Chinese leave Yemen

All Chinese citizens needing to leave Yemen were evacuated in two groups on Monday after Beijing mobilized its diplomatic missions and a naval fleet in the region for a combined operation.
Yemen’s sea ports blockaded 
Saudi-led air raids continue to hit Houthi targets

US urged to approve IMF quota reform

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Monday, expressing hope that the United States can approve reform to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that will give China more sway in the organization.

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The basis of China's 'win-win' foreign policy

While addressing the recent Boao Forum, President Xi Jinping spelled out in fundamental terms China's conception of "win-win" relations in Asia and the world.


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First round-world solar flight stops in China

Solar Impulse 2 landed in Chongqing, China, on Tuesday, the fifth-leg of the airplane's quest to become the first aircraft to fly around the world powered only by the sun.

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One dead after shooting at gate of US spy agency

Authorities said Monday one person was dead and two others were injuried in a gunfire exchange at the gate of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters.

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Action follows 'talks' with watchdog

The national environmental watchdog is flexing its muscles in implementing the toughest law on environmental protection since the new minister took office.

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Disney developing live-action 'Mulan'

On the heels of the success of Disney's live-action film "Cinderella," the studio is said to be considering another live-action retelling: "Mulan."

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